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Stanford Report

Feb. 13, 2012

Photo: Photo of Associate Professor Haiyan Lee

Scholar chronicles evolution of Chinese love through texts

"Ideas of love and emotion tell us a great deal about a culture and society, since when we talk about love, we are also talking about a host of other things," says Haiyan Lee, associate professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures.

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Study finds widening gap between rich, poor students

According to research by Sean Reardon, associate professor of education, the gap in test scores between rich and poor students has grown steadily since the 1960s and is now nearly twice as large as the black-white achievement gap.

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Stanford engineering team welds nanowires with light

In a paper just published in the journal Nature Materials, a team of engineers at Stanford has demonstrated a promising new nanowire welding technique that harnesses plasmonics to fuse the wires with a simple blast of light.

Campus Announcements

  • Annual flushing of campus water mains begins tomorrow: The Stanford Water Department will flush the campus water distribution system starting Feb. 14 and ending March 27. For additional information, please call the Water Department at 723-1300 or Utilities at 723-9747, or download a PDF of the flushing schedule and map by clicking here.
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